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06 Jul 2016
Video System Requirements for UHDTV and an Advanced 1080p TV Format 

The report discusses video system requirements for UHDTV and an advanced 1080p HDTV format, to help inform broadcasters making decisions on infrastructures and flexible workflows. Today's version corrects a typo and a link.

05 Jul 2016
EBU Reply: ePrivacy 
EBU Reply to the questionnaire for the public consultation on the evaluation and review of the ePrivacy Directive.
29 Jun 2016
SVoD in Europe Members Only
An in-depth study including market analysis, description of the most prominent players and their catalogues, and insights about consumer behavior. The report also details PSM organizations' positions regarding SVoD and analyses the broader impact of SVoD on the audiovisual value chain.
23 Jun 2016
PSM Correlations (Public Version) Login Only
A correlational study exploring links between PSM funding and performance and several indicators of societal well-being
16 Jun 2016
Director General speech to 76th General Assembly 
(Check against delivery.) Thank you for this opportunity to present my report to you and bring you up to date on what we have been doing on your behalf since we last met in December in Geneva. It’s almost...
16 Jun 2016
EBU Annual Report 2015-2016 
Welcome to the European Broadcasting Union’s Annual Report for 2015-2016. We believe that public service media (PSM) are an essential component of vibrant, open and democratic societies. This is why the...
14 Jun 2016
Big Data Week - Insights 
This reports covers and sums up the events and main findings of the EBU Big Data Week, which took place from 21 to 25 March in Geneva.
09 Jun 2016
What’s all the fuss about HbbTV? 

EBU tech-i magazine, Issue 28 answers the question what all the 'fuzz' around HbbTV is about, takes a look at the advantages of the IMF and much more...

06 Jun 2016
Tolerances on "Illegal" colours in television 

Recommendation concerning permissible tolerances of video signals in digital television systems.

20 May 2016
EBU Position on defining a renderer in Next Generation Audio systems 

This recommendation formalises the EBU's position that  the renderer and codec, including bit stream and associated technical and descriptive metadata be specified and standardized as part of Next Generation Audio systems based on audio-objects. 

17 May 2016
The Cross Platform Authentication Protocol 

The development of CPA has been transferred to ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute), which has published TS 103 407 V1.1.1 (2016-04), based on version 1.0 of this EBU document.

27 Apr 2016
Laudatory Speech on awarding of Charlemagne Medal to Eurovision Song Contest - Björn Ulvaeus 
And the winner is Sweden … Those may not have been the exact words, but it certainly was the meaning. The venue is the Dome in Brighton and the year is 1974. The song writers have been asked to go on stage and Stig Anderson and my friend and co-writer Benny are already there while I’m struggling with a security guard at the bottom of the stairs leading to the stage.
21 Apr 2016
Programme 22nd Radio & TV Assemblies 
These are challenging times for public service media. For many of us, funding is under pressure. At the same time, major global players are entering our markets and competing – often using their own platforms,...
18 Apr 2016
Cybersecurity for media vendor systems, software & services 

This Recommendation suggests a set of security safeguards to be applied when planning and designing media systems, software and services.

08 Apr 2016
PSM Correlations Members Only
A correlational study exploring links between PSM funding and performance and several indicators of societal well-being
05 Apr 2016
Cybersecurity best practice for connected TVs and services 

This Recommendation suggests a set of practices that should be followed when setting up connected TV services and associated websites to drive consumers' smart televisions.

30 Mar 2016
Loudness test set 

This zip file contains 70 audio files, most of which are meant to test loudness equipment for compliance with EBU Tech 3341 and EBU Tech 3342. This v5.0 includes a monophonic noise signal to help set the reference listening level as per EBU Tech 3343.

18 Mar 2016
HEVC coded (U)HDTV in DVB-T2 
This report analyses the number of TV programmes that can be accommodated in a DVB-T2 multiplex when using HEVC video coding. Several DTT scenarios are investigated for HDTV as well as for UHDTV formats.
10 Mar 2016
Copyright Handbook Members Only
With its new Copyright Handbook, the EBU provides its Members with a reference tool addressing the main copyright issues faced by broadcasters. This Handbook is complementary to the EBU Copyright Guide,...
07 Mar 2016
Virtually Ready? 

EBU tech-i magazine, issue 27 includes articles on Virtual Reality, Cross-Media Production, UHD, Loudness, and much more...